MUPRHY, PUTNAM OFFICIALS URGE WATER SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Drowning Remains Leading Killer of Children Ages 1-4 MAHOPAC, NY – With the coming Memorial Day weekend about to mark the unofficial start of summer, Senator Terrence Murphy was joined by Putnam County Officials yesterday to raise awareness about water safety. According to the Centers for Disease Control […]
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The Putnam County Legislature confirmed the appointment of Anthony W. Sutton as the acting Commissioner of the Bureau of Emergency Services at a special meeting held on Tuesday, May 12. The commissioner position has been vacant since January when County Executive MaryEllen Odell decided not to reappoint former Commissioner Adam Steibeling. Robert Lipton, Deputy Commissioner […]
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CARMEL, N.Y. – Putnam County will launch its spring Row of Honor season with a pancake breakfast on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 16 at the Carmel VFW Hall, located on Route 52 in Carmel, N.Y. from 9 to 11 a.m. The Putnam County Joint Veterans Council is organizing the breakfast. There is a suggested […]
A year after one of its most ardent advocates of Veterans died, Southeast became a Purple Heart Town and remembered the efforts of Denis Castelli at a Town Board meeting on Thursday, April 23. Eugene Lang and Neil Gross of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 21 New York, Putnam County Executive MaryEllen […]
The Foster Grandparent Program of Westchester Community Opportunity Program, Inc. is expanding its outreach efforts and is interested in attracting additional volunteers. This program provides valuable assistance to children with special and exceptional needs in an academic setting. The Foster Grandparent volunteers serve one-on-one as tutors and mentors to young people throughout the six counties […]
County Executive MaryEllen Odell joined Veterans, families and other elected officials in celebrating being an American and all that it represents at the Loyalty Day Jamboree at Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park in Kent on Sunday, April 26. The annual event, which is held on the last Sunday in April, was organized by the Putnam […]
Putnam County added a couple more pigs to the growing animal population at Tilly Foster Farm in Brewster. Levi and Lucy have joined Penelope and Ginger, who already call the county-owned farm home, in the pig pen. All of the pigs are Kunekune piglets that were purchased from Bel Canto Farm in Trumansburg, NY. “Our […]
Your favorite Sesame Street character Elmo has teamed up with the U.S. Surgeon Dr. Vivek H. Murthy to promote vaccination.
CARMEL, N.Y. – County Executive MaryEllen Odell announced on Wednesday, April 15, that the County closed on bond refinancing that will save Putnam taxpayers $1.2 million. Taking advantage of a strong Aa2 bond rating from Moody’s and favorable market conditions, the County refinanced bonds issued in 2007, that had the County paying a net interest rate […]